Ka Buke Mele o nā Hīmeni Hawaiʻi (The Lyric Book of Hawaiian Choral Songs)

Ka Buke Mele o nā Hīmeni Hawaiʻi (The Lyric Book of Hawaiian Choral Songs)

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Ka Buke Mele o nā Hīmeni Hawaiʻi is a collection of nearly 300 mele that were popular and widely sung during the last decades of the nineteenth century. Prominent political figures and well-loved aliʻi composers, such as Liliʻuokalani, Leleiohoku, and Kalākaua, are represented in this group, which includes love ballads, tributes, playful mele, and compositions with cultural and historical comment.

Edited by Ed C. Holstein
Foreword by M. Puakea Nogelmeier
Date of Publication: 2003
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 in.
Pages: 226
Binding: paper